English for Engineers

English for Engineers

Hosted by: Olivia Augustin

Ever wished you had a Technical English + Business English teacher who’s an engineer as well? Well, you found her: civil engineer and certified English teacher turned corporate trainer, Olivia Augustin. Her...

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#009 Vienna waits for you

Starting her engineering career in the 1990ies, Andrea Zimmerl could never quite limit herself to just one profession: consulting for small Austrian companies in plastics technology she soon felt the need to help...
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#008 Junk the Jargon

With thirty years in the construction industry, Becky Paroz has demonstrated her leadership skills on some of the most demanding projects in Australia. Becky is an engineer, a project manager and Director in three...
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#007 Licence to talk (lame joke, I know)

When it comes to learning a new language, English is often touted as one of the most confusing and least straightforward languages to comprehend. This is particularly true for those learning how to leverage the...
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#006 Conversations at the edge

When working on an international project with engineers from different countries, you have to ask yourself one question: Do you want to be right, or do you want a relationship? What does that mean? Find out in today's...
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#005 Engineering Culture

Ever wondered what it's like for an Austrian to move, work and teach in Australia? Listen to this episode where I interview Christian Urich, my former classmate, who once promised our English teacher to never ever...
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#004 Lost in Translation, part 2

2nd and final part of an interview with Ama Zbarcea, communication specialist, legal expert, expat, and polyglot. Ama has a multicultural background and she has worked with people from various cultures. On top of...
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#003 Lost in Translation, part 1

Olivia is interviewing Ama Zbarcea, legal expert, communication specialist, polyglot. Ama is not an engineer, but as a legal expert, her weapon of choice is the English language. Ama has an international background...
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#002 Business vs Technical English

What's Business English? What's Technical English? What's Simplified Technical English? What's English for Engineers?   All those questions (and more) get answered in this podcast! There is so much confusion around...
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#001 Well, hello there

This is the very 1st episode of Olivia's ENGLISH FOR ENGINEERS podcast where she introduces herself and tells you a little bit about her background in engineering. She's also sharing 4 language learning tips that you...
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